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The Madeleine Brand Show for April 5, 2011




Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) (L-R), and other Senate Republicans hold a news conference to announce a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Constitution on March 31, 2011.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) (L-R), and other Senate Republicans hold a news conference to announce a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Constitution on March 31, 2011.
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